WorldCat Identities

O'Brian, Patrick 1914-2000

Overview
Works: 676 works in 3,134 publications in 7 languages and 110,897 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Naval history  Sea stories  History  Drama  Manuscripts  Film adaptations  Dictionaries  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Adventure stories 
Roles: Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Performer
Classifications: PR6029.B55, 823.914
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Master and commander by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
86 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin form a friendship in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars. Life aboard a man-of-war in Nelson's navy is described
The hundred days by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
44 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the high seas, Captain Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy and his co-adventurer, Dr. Stephen Maturin, chase a shipment of gold destined for Napoleon. The emperor has escaped from Elba and the gold would enable him to raise more troops
Blue at the mizzen by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
37 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Royal Navy warship is dispatched to the Pacific to help Chile fight for its independence from Spain. Twentieth volume in a series featuring Captain Jack Aubery and ship's doctor Stephen Maturin
The far side of the world by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
56 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 2,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The War of 1812 continues, and Jack Aubrey sets for Cape Horn on a mission after his own heart: intercepting a powerful American frigate outward bound to play havoc with the British whaling trade. Stephen Maturin has fish of his own to fry in the world of secret intelligence
Post captain by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
53 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the continuation of Jack Aubrey's life as the Peace of Amiens docks the Commander onshore, to France, and back to sea
The Mauritius command by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
50 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the Napoleonic wars, British naval captain Jack Aubrey, charged with capturing the French islands of Reunion and Mauritius, must first cope with his fellow commanders
H.M.S. Surprise by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
48 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aubrey is on the defensive against an enemy with overwhelming local superiority, but somewhere in the Indian Ocean lies the ships sent by Napoleon to attack the China Fleet, a prize that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams
The yellow admiral by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
33 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The continuing saga of the Royal Navy's Captain Jack Aubrey, now being sued by slaveholders for the ships he confiscated off Africa. At the same his wife is after him for his affair with a mistress. Things improve when he goes to sea to fight the French and captures a ship with gold
The wine-dark sea by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
36 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 2,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1st American ed
Master and commander the far side of the world by Patrick O'Brian ( Visual )
62 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the Napoleonic Wars, a British frigate, the HMS Surprise, and the larger French warship, Acheron, stalk each other off of the coast of South America. Lucky Jack, as he is referred to by his crew, is well regarded by his men, who trust him implicitly, even after the first devastating battle and an apparent personal vendetta against the French captain. The ship's surgeon balances the violence of his chosen life with the quiet demeanor of the scientist. He is the captain's friend and confidant, the two frequently playing violin and cello duets together
Desolation island by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
57 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin sail to Australia with a hold full of convicts, including a dangerous spy, while the crew is decimated by disease and their ship, the "Leopard," is pursued by a Dutch man-of-war
The fortune of war by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
51 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Aubrey, commander of the best-armed frigate in the Royal Navy, leaves the Dutch East Indies to return to England in a dispatch vessel, but the outbreak of the War of 1812 delays his journey and draws him into bloody battle
The surgeon's mate by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
46 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin are on their way home to report their latest victory to the government, they are menaced by those out to capture Maturin for his actions against the French intelligence network in the New World
The commodore by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
31 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 18th Century heroes, Captain Jack Aubrey and Dr. Stephen Maturin of the Royal Navy, are sent to the fever-ridden Gulf of Guinea to disrupt the slave trade. But their ultimate destination is Ireland where the French are mounting an invasion, a mission that will test Aubrey's seamanship and Maturin's talents as a secret agent
The thirteen-gun salute by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
42 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 2,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy and Stephen Maturin, ship's surgeon and intelligence agent, return to set sail for the South China Sea on a diplomatic mission intended to prevent links between Bonaparte and the Malay Princes
Treason's harbour by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
38 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ship's doctor Stephen Maturin, a British intelligence agent, stands as the sole bulwark against the sabotage of his friend Captain Jack Aubrey's mission in Malta
The nutmeg of consolation by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
33 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 2,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After surviving a great typhoon in the South China Sea, Captain Jack Aubrey, ship's surgeon Stephen Maturin, and the crew of the HMS Diane attempt to rebuild their ship to leave the small desert island where they have been shipwrecked
The reverse of the medal by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
43 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Jack Aubrey makes some bad investments which involve him with the London underworld, he must rely on Stephen Maturin, an intelligence officer on his ship, to get him out of trouble
The golden ocean by Patrick O'Brian ( Book )
31 editions published between 1956 and 1999 in English and held by 2,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the England of 1740, an Irish parson's gentle son signs up as midshipman on Anson's famous expedition to circumnavigate the globe. In the adventures that follow he grows to become a leader of men, rich and famous
Master and commander by Patrick O'Brian ( Recording )
50 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First in the series of Jack Aubrey novels. Establishes the friendship between Captain Aubrey, R.N., and Stephen Maturin, ship's surgeon and intelligence agent, against the backdrop of the Napoleonic wars
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Russ, Richard Patrick, 1914-2000

O'Brian, Patrick
O'Brian, Patrick, 1914
O'Brian, Patrik
O'Brien, Patrick, 1914-2000
Russ, R.P., 1914-2000
Russ, Richard Patrick
Russ, Richard Patrick, 1914-2000
Russ, Richard Patrick 1914-2000 Wirklicher Name
باتريك أوبريان، 1914-2000
オブライアン, パトリック
Languages
English (936)
German (19)
French (11)
Spanish (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Danish (1)
Czech (1)
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